Boys lax: Perkiomen Valley, Boyertown fall in season openers

Conestoga 11, Perkiomen Valley 3 – The Vikings were doomed by turnovers as the host Pioneers capitalized on five giveaways in the middle of the field for goals in recording the nonleague, season-opening win Friday.
Rob Farrington finished with 11 saves and Matt Brock, Nick Steele and Sam Nice notched goals for Perk Valley, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Conestoga’s dominance of the face-off circle and the combined 9 goals and 3 assists registered by Will Schnorr, Will Bryan and Brendan Murphy.
Perk Valley       1-1-1-0  3
Conestoga        4-2-4-1 11
Perk Valley
Matt Brock 1g 
Nick Steele 1g
Sam Nice 1g
Rob Farrington 11 saves
Conestoga 
Will Schnorr 4 goals, 1 assist
Will Bryan 3 g
Brendan Murphy 2g, 2a
Casey Campbell 1g
Joey Allen 1g
PJ Hewitt 8/10 face offs
Ian Kim 7/8 face offs
Mick Lee 6 saves
Ryley Savering 2 saves
 
Bishop Shanahan 15, Boyertown 2 – The Bears allowed 14 unanswered goals out of the gate as the defending state champion Eagles took no prisoners in the nonleague season opener for both teams.
Michael Federico and Kobi Bui had goals for Boyertown, which got seven saves from goalie Robert Wood. Gabe Goforth notched six goals while Kyle Gucwa and Bryan Rafferty combined for five goals and three assists for Shanahan.
Shanahan   6–5-3-1- 15
Boyertown  0-0-0-2 –2
Shanahan
K. Gucwa 2G’s 2A’s
Rafferty 3G’s 1A
Goforth 6G’s
Childs 2G’s 1A
Murray 1G 1A
Mehok 1A
Whalen 1A
Gallagher 1G
Pezone 1 save
Billie 3 saves
Kingsbury FO’s 12/16
Boyertown 
Michael Federico 1G
Brewer Johnson 1A
Kobi Bui 1G
Robert Wood 7 saves